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Software Testing using Visual Studio 2010 by S. Subashni, N. Satheesh Kumar

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Chapter 7. Load Testing

Load Test for an application helps the development and management team to understand the application performance under various conditions. Load Test can have different parameter values and conditions to test application performance.

Load Test can simulate the number of users, network bandwidths, combination of different web browsers, and different configurations. In the case of web applications it is always necessary to test the application with a different set of users and a different set of browsers to simulate multiple requests at the same time to the server. The following figure shows an example of a real time scenario with multiple users accessing the web site using different networks and different types of browsers ...

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